Name Jaan Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jaan


Jaan is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jaan?

Jaan is an Estonian variant of the biblical name John which is of Hebrew origin.

What does the name Jaan mean?

Jaan means “Yahweh is gracious” and “Yahweh is merciful” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of Jaan

Popularity of the name Jaan

The name Jaan is ranked #6448 overall.

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